Tarab NYC: Hishik Bishik Drag Saturday, Gaza 5K, NQAPIA Dinner, Nowruz!

Tomorrow: Hishik Bishik – A Middle Eastern and North African Drag Revue!
Come one come all, we’re back back BACK again, baby! And this time at an all new location right in the heart of gay ole’ Williamsburg – Shimmy the night away at MACRI PARK on Saturday, March 2nd from 6-10PM! With Happy Hour specials and performances you cannot miss, do you really wanna be anywhere else on a Saturday evening? Tickets are free for members in advance, $5 in advance for everyone else and $10 at the door!
Want to help us? Still need a couple more volunters – email Reem for more information. Get your tickets now!

Join Tarab NYC at the NQAPIA Catalyst Awards!
NQAPIA’s annual New York City Community Catalyst Awards will be on Saturday, March 31, 2019 at 88 Place Restaurant in Chinatown. Join the Tarab NYC table at the New York City Community Catalyst Awards! Tickets are $85.This year the event honors Thanu Yakupitiyage & Asian Women Giving Circle. All proceeds benefit NQAPIA and local LGBT API leaders to attend the National LGBT API Leadership Summit and Training in 2019. Learn More & Buy a Ticket!

Join team TarabNYC at the Gaza 5K!
For the third year in a row, Tarab NYC will be proudly participating in the NYC Gaza 5K. Join us on March 30 as we run, walk, and dance to fund UNRWA’s Community Mental Health Program (CMHP) and make access to mental health care a reality for all Palestine refugee children in the Gaza Strip. Learn more and Join the Team!

Community Support Groups!
Held monthly, Tarab NYC hosts peer support groups in which LGBTQ persons from the MENA region can process experiences in a safe space. Group discussion can foster support and develop ways of coping with struggles afflicting our community. The groups are run by Tarab NYC board members Wardeh Hattab, LCSW and Nick Baitoo, LMSW. March support groups are on the 7th and 23rd! First time attendees must register atleast 24 hours in advance.

Nowruz is coming! Tarab NYC is happy to announce we will be all in on Nowruz! Nowruz marks the first day of spring and the renewal of nature. We plan to attend a Chahar Shanbe Suri event and hold another Tarab NYC Nowruz Celebration / طرب نیویورک جشن نوروزی on March 25th – Save the Date! Interested in helping plan our Nowruz celebrations? Email Nick!

Organizing Committee!
The Organizing Committee is a peer group of Community Members selected by the Tarab NYC board to help plan and create programs and services by Tarab NYC for our Community. The committee is limited to Community Members. If you are interested in joining – email us!